Music is great. (Talk about stating the obvious).
I’m one of those people that listens to almost every genre in the book. However, I’ve had a very interesting transition over the last couple years.
Ever since I can remember (going back almost over a decade now) I only listened to…
Everything you do in life must serve a purpose; it must provide some utility to you.
This may not seem like it, but it is true.
Sometimes we do things just because they are entertaining, sometimes because it is needed for the monthly paycheck, and other times because it will…
The advent of the internet came with a LOT of perks.
It enabled instantaneous communication worldwide, facilitated the exchange of goods and services, and hopefully, soon, it will be the foundation for the exchange of tangible value (i.e. digital currency).
That said, the ability for an individual to tap into…
Inspired by True Events
Last night I met some friends, and they told me about an intriguing turn of events.
A couple days ago, they bumped into someone from our extended social circle and he says,
“Is Sid ok? Is he depressed? Check on him, please, make sure everything is…
Inspired by True Events
It was a gloomy Sunday night. The rain, the thunder, the lightning… seemed to be everpresent — like the past two days.
And there we were: My mom, dad, two grandmas, and me. Waiting. Waiting for the clock to strike 9 PM.
When the time came…
Why don’t we learn?
Even though many have told us what we should/shouldn’t do, why do we yet not act accordingly?
Bad news — it’s true.
Good news — it’s not entirely your fault.
You see, learning is akin to growing a tree.
The tree being your mind, and its…
Ambition is a gift and a curse.
If you are born with or discover it within yourself, then great. You have found yourself with a purpose in life. That is truly priceless. Not to mention, the potential reward for it is monumental.
No gold medal has ever been won without…
Undoubtedly it is quality teachers, or the lack thereof, that is the key determinant of student learning outcomes.
At a subconscious level, we all know this. But, still teaching is given no heightened importance by our institutions.
There is a dangerous abundance of satisficing when it comes to hiring teachers…
What is the one…?
What is the most important…?
What is the key…?
I’ve always hated questions like this. Albeit, the reasons for doing so have evolved over the last couple of years.
At first, looking back, it was because I was deeply cynical. For example, whenever I would watch…
(Inspired by Scott Adams)
The days of focused specialization — with blinders on — as the general rule of thumb for a successful career are over.
Maybe a couple decades or so ago this could have still been sound advice for the ambitious youth aspiring for an extraordinary future, but…